Japanese Movies

Admission is free! Movies are screened free of charge at the Japan Information & Cultural Centre on the last Tuesday and Thursday of each month at 6pm. The dates and titles may change due to unforeseen circumstances so please contact us to confirm details.

A short video (Japan Video Topics) will be shown from 5.45pm before the feature film begins at 6pm. Admission is free of charge, bookings are not required.

Embassy and elevator access will be available from 5.30pm.

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Monthly Movies
Japan Information and Cultural Centre



5:45pm Tuesday, 29th July 2014
5:45pm Thursday, 31st July 2014


(Released 2009, Japanese with English subtitles)

A housewife, frustrated at the failures of her novelist husband, decides to take her young daughter back to her hometown in the hope of a better life. However, she finds it difficult to find flexible employment. Encouraged by comments received at her daughter's kindergarten about her bento (packed lunch) making skills, she starts her own bento shop.

Premiered at the Hawaii International Film Festival 2009.

Running time : 107 minutes
Rated PG : Violence and Coarse Language

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Screening at the Japan Information and Cultural Centre.




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